Rockne Roll / News-Register##Timothy McCready, right, reacts to testimony from Steve Livasy Wednesday during his manslaughter trial  in the Yamhill County Courthouse.

McCready guilty in manslaughter case

Following four days of testimony, Judge Ronald Stone found Timothy McCready of Sheridan guilty on all 11 charges he faced from a June 24, 2016, crash that resulted in the death of Phil Watkins, also of ...

Sheridan driver goes on trial for manslaughter

Following four days of testimony, Judge Ronald Stone found Timothy McCready of Sheridan guilty on all 11 charges he faced from a June 24, 2016, crash that resulted in the death of Phil Watkins, ...

Sheridan places CDC measure on May ballot

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan City Council unanimously approved at this month’s special meeting to place a measure — Section 51 — on the May 16 primary election ballot that would authorize ...

Yamhill Council to meet Feb. 14

YAMHILL — City council members will discuss speed laws, traffic signs and hazards when they meet Wednesday, Feb. 14. The public session will start at 7 p.m. in council chambers, 155 E. First St. Council ...

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Lynne Shore, right, visits with student Kiara Gettle as she purchases her lunch.

Willamina's 'head chef' recipient of national honor

WILLAMINA – A football player, assembled from milk cartons, towers over students on a wall in the Top Dog Café, the Willamina Elementary/High School cafeteria. The player’s name? Cal ...

Alleged Yamhill shooter: 'I hope I killed that ...'

While Richard Mershon was being transported to the hospital for what was described as a gunshot wound, after he allegedly shot Yamhill resident David Trivelpiece in the neck last November, he repeatedly ...

Faulconer-Chapman students give a teary perfrormance

SHERIDAN — Faulconer-Chapman School eighth graders Lexi Bell and Juliana Dunn put on a singing performance that filled the Sheridan School Board meeting room with emotion last week. Programs ...

Jessica Monroe

Sheridan woman vies for dairy title

Jessica Monroe of Sheridan will compete Saturday, Jan. 27, for the title of 2018 Oregon Dairy Princess-Ambassador. Monroe will represent Yamhill County in the contest, which will culminate with the Oregon ...

Commissioners deny solar farm application

Yamhill County Commissioners on Thursday upheld an appeal by Atticus Winery, denying approval of an application for a new solar farm along Highway 47 outside Yamhill. Commissioners split two to one over ...

Sheridan's general fund budget is a concern

SHERIDAN - While City Manager Frank Sheridan’s budget message to the city council Monday night was alarming, as related to the general fund, he said the sewer, streets and water funds are on solid ...

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Mac High student body president Allison Robertson talks about an art installation she helped make possible as part of leadership class.

DAR honors good citizens

Yamhill Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, named McMinnville High School senior Allison Robertson the winner of its annual Good Citizen contest. Robertson, who earlier was named her ...

Willamina fills planning commission opening

WILLAMINA — The Willamina City Council appointed Ila Schunter to the planning commission Tuesday night. She will fill a seat vacated with the resignation of Michelle Nolan. The term expires Aug. ...

Willamina grappling with flood of students

WILLAMINA — Enrollment in the Willamina School District is at capacity, Superintendent Carrie Zimbrick told the school board Monday night. The mid-December headcount was 897, according to numbers ...

Spirit Mountain preps for new gaming machines

Spirit Mountain Casino is laying the groundwork for the next generation of slot machines — replacing games of total chance with skill-based gaming types. Federal regulators last month agreed on ...

Grand Ronde man dies of crash injuries

LINCOLN CITY — Grand Ronde resident Edward Bolton Jr., 47, died Saturday, Dec. 23, of injuries sustained a day earlier when the pickup he was driving crashed and partially submerged in Devils Lake. Bolton ...

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